Middle Childhood: Cognitive- This graphic is beneficial to understanding the types of play that can be beneficial to the cognitive growth of children. It is important for kids to participate in activities that furthers their development and this graphic overall discusses that.
Make a story map of Goldilocks & the 3 Bears – draw a path down the middle of a large piece of paper. Write ‘Once upon a time’ at one end & ‘The End’ at the other. Then retell the story with the children & add basic drawings along the sides of the path (e.g. 3 bears/a girl/3 bowls etc) - take turns walking down the path & retelling the story (“,)
another visual activity easy to share and make with kids. You could do more in depth work with this initial tool: Life stories. Ref. Social work, therapy, transition from fostering to leaving care or adoption.
create personal fingerprints filled with words and images that describe who they are... tie in text, and the element of line, emphasis on certain words... Turn into a song writing experience about self for group